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JUDICIARY UNVEILS ITS 2016 – 2017 ANNUAL REPORT.

The Judiciary unveiled the State of the Judiciary and the Administration of Justice Report 2016 – 2017 (SOJAR) today at the Supreme Court. Chief Justice David Maraga presented the report before His Excellency, President Uhuru Kenyatta, National Assembly Speaker Justin Muturi and Senate Speaker Kenneth Lusaka at the Supreme Court Building, Nairobi. The report takes stock of the Judiciary’s milestones in the year 2016/17 and discusses

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REPORT ON ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE

The Judiciary will tomorrow December 15, 2017, at 8 am release its 2016-2017 annual report. Chief Justice David Maraga will present the State of the Judiciary and the Administration of Justice Report (SOJAR) to the nation in a ceremony that will be attended by His Excellency, President Uhuru Kenyatta, at the Supreme Court Building, Nairobi.

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NEWLY RECRUITED MAGISTRATES SWORN IN

CJ cautions new magistrates on graft: Chief Justice David Maraga has cautioned newly recruited magistrates against engaging in corrupt practices. Speaking during the swearing in ceremony of 42 magistrates recruited by the Judicial Service Commission (JSC), Justice Maraga said there is perceived and real corruption in the Judiciary. He said the Judiciary has however put

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MEDIATION SETTLEMENT WEEK

The Judiciary has launched Mediation Settlement Week at Milimani Law Courts to resolve mediation cases in five courts. The week-long mediation process which will run from December 4 to 8, 2017, targets cases in Milimani Children’s Court, Milimani Chief Magistrate’s Commercial Court, Environment & Land Court, Employment & Labour Relations Court and the Civil Division of the High Court.  Deputy Chief Justice Philomena

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PRISONS DECONGESTION ON COURSE.

The number of offenders who have not been convicted has significantly reduced in the country’s remand facilities following the implementation of policy guidelines developed in 2015 to guide police and judicial officers in the application of laws that provide for bail and bond. A High Court Judge at Milimani’s Criminal Division, Justice Luka Kimaru, said

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MEMBERS OF THE NATIONAL CONSTRUCTION APPEALS

Posted 10th Oct 2017 Hon Peter Mulwa, Registrar Magistrate Courts, has sworn-in members of the National Construction Appeals Tribunal appointed by the Cabinet Sectretary for Transport, Infrastructure, Housing and Urban Development. The Members included, Ms Jane Wanjiru Michuki, Ms Marylyne Mumbua Musyimi and Mr Festus Litiku.

STATUS OF ELECTION PETITION FILED AS OF OCTOBER 10

Posted 10th Oct 2017 Following the elections held on 8th August 2017, parties have filed petitions challenging the posts of President, Governor, Member of the National Assembly including Woman Representatives, Senate and Member of the County Assembly. The Presidential petition has been heard and determined by the Supreme Court. Election petitions challenging the county and parliamentary

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NYERI LAW COURTS PARTICIPATES IN ASK SHOW.

Posted 13th Sep 2017 Nyeri Law Courts staff participate in this year’s Central Kenya edition of the ASK Show. The Show provided an opportunity for Judiciary to engage with the public in line with its blueprint Sustaining Judiciary Transformation, which aims at making delivery of justice  people centered.

STATUS OF ELECTION PETITIONS FILED AS AT SEPTEMBER 12

Posted 5th Sep 2017 Following the elections held on August 8, 2017, parties have filed petitions challenging the posts of President, Governor, Member of the National Assembly including Woman Representatives, Senate and Member of the County Assembly.     The Presidential petition has been heard and determined by the Supreme Court. Election petitions challenging the county

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